Bo Blackburn is appointed as a lawyer member on the TREC broker-lawyer committee by the State Bar of Texas…
New Appointments Made to Broker-Lawyer Committee;
TREC Chair Appointed to Advisory Committee
The Commission has appointed two new members to the Broker-Lawyer Committee and the State Bar of Texas also appointed a new lawyer member. In addition, Chair Wukasch was appointed to the Real Estate Center Advisory Committee.
The Texas Real Estate Commission voted at its August 1st meeting to appoint Charlie Still of Arlington and Gregg Glenn of Amarillo as broker members of the Texas Real Estate Broker-Lawyer Committee, with terms expiring August 31, 2017. The Broker-Lawyer Committee drafts and revises standard real estate contract forms to bring consistency to real estate transactions and minimize potential controversy in accordance with the Texas Real Estate License Act.
Charlie Still has been an active broker since 1982 with over 29 years of experience working with TREC’s promulgated forms. He has been the principal broker of Still Brothers &Associates since 1987. Mr. Still has served on and chaired numerous committees at the Arlington Board of REALTORS and was President of the Board in 2011. Still was recognized as REALTOR of the year in 1996, and in 2007 he was the recipient of the Edgar Bird Award from the Arlington Board of REALTORS. Mr. Still earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in 1982 from Stephen F. Austin State University.
Gregg Glenn has been the Broker/Owner of Prudential Ada, REALTORS since 1983. Mr. Glenn has served as president of the Amarillo Association of REALTORS, director and regional vice president for the Texas Association of REALTORS and president of the Texas chapter of Certified Real Estate Brokers. He has been named REALTOR of the year by the Amarillo Association of REALTORS and received the Ebby Halliday Award for Excellence in Real Estate Management by the Texas Chapter of CRB. Glenn graduated from Texas Tech University in 1974 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing.
In addition to these appointments made by the Commission, Bo Blackburn was appointed as a lawyer member on the committee by the State Bar of Texas. Bo Blackburn is a partner at Almanza, Blackburn & Dickie LLP, in Austin, focusing on residential and commercial real estate litigation, among other areas practice. Blackburn received his undergraduate degree at University of Texas at Austin in 1994 and a Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Texas Tech University in 1998.
Commission Chair Avis Wukasch was appointed to the Real Estate Center Advisory Committee. Wukasch will join six other actively licensed brokers and three public members on the Committee, charged with reviewing and recommending research, plus an annual budget and plan of work for the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University. Wukasch was named Chair of the Texas Real Estate Commission in May and has served as a Commission member since 2009.
TREC has a challenging mission and these new appointees will play key roles in protecting consumers of real estate related services in the state of Texas. The agency welcomes the contributions of these new volunteer members and thanks them for their willingness to serve.